Information about the Program (Engineering Management MSc)

Name of master’s program Engineering Management Master’s Program
Specializations available
  • Construction Industry Specialization 
  • Industrial Process Engineering Specialization 
  • Material Handling and Logistics
Field, branch Engineering; Engineering management
Level MSc (master)
Qualification Engineering Manager
Mode of attendance Full-time
Faculty Faculty of Engineering
Program coordinator Prof Dr Edit Szűcs, Professor
Program length 4 semesters
Credits total 120 (Thesis: 30, Optional subjects: 6)

Professional competences to be acquired

  1. Knowledge
  • He/she understands the general and specific principles, rules, relations and procedures pertaining to natural sciences, engineering sciences, agricultural science, organisational science necessary to work in the field of engineering.
  • He/she knows the functional operation, requirements of engineering devices, production systems.
  • He/she knows the conditions, methods of creating and improving economical maintenance.
  • He/she knows the operational principles of organisations as purposeful systems.
  • He/she knows the engineering-, agriculture- and management-like activities and their relations.
  • He/she knows the theory and methodology necessary to found production and service organisations and to control and improve their operation.
  • He/she knows the engineering, economic and legal regulations relating to quality management, environmental protection, consumer protection, product responsibility, health and safety at work.
  • He/she possesses the widely-used problem-solving techniques necessary for research and scientific work.
  • He/she knows the main quantitative analytical methods and the basics of operation research, programming in mathematics, probability theory and statistics in mathematics.


  1. Ability
  • He/she is capable of the practical application of the acquired knowledge and using problem-solving techniques.
  • He/she is able to review production and service processes from engineering, economic, human and other social perspectives and communicate with representatives from different professional fields.
  • He/she is able to prepare and realise business plans, complete pre-decision-making tasks and make decisions, work out and implement innovation strategies.
  • He/she is capable of the application of integrated knowledge from the following areas: engineering devices, technological processes, materials and technologies, electronics, informatics.
  • He/she is able to complete the tasks of engineering value analysis, quality assurance of production systems and technologies, improve the quality and efficiency indicators of economy.
  • He/she is able to harmonize the design and implementation of innovation processes.
  • He/she is able to harmonize tasks which need multidisciplinary engineering skills and control their realisation.
  • He/she is capable of creativity, flexibility, has good communication, argumentative, cooperative and problem-solving skills. 
  • He/she is able to apply statistical and econometric devices to deepen research activity.
  1. Attitude
  • He/she is open and sensitive to professional and technological development and innovation and their proactive application.
  • He/she undertakes the professional and ethical value system relating to his/her professional field.
  • He/she endeavours to design and complete the tasks at a professionally high level individually or in teamwork.
  • Continuous readiness to learn, profound and in-depth education, highly developed analytic and synthetic skills, environmental sensitivity characterize him/her.
  • Ethical strength, critical and self-critical sense characterise him/her.
  • He/she is capable of cooperation, teamwork and completing leadership tasks individually followed by the necessary amount of practice.
  • He/she shows respect for other people’s professional opinion, results.
  • System-based thinking, approach characterize him/her.
  1. Autonomy and responsibility
  • He/she is capable of solving engineering-economic-like tasks individually.
  • He/she is careful before individually making decisions in consultation with representatives from diverse fields (primarily that of engineering, economics, law). He/she takes responsibility for his/her decisions.
  • Initiative, responsibility and decision-making ability characterize him/her.
  • When making decisions he/she takes into account health and safety at work; engineering, economic and legal regulations; professional-ethical aspects.
  • He/she evaluates his/her inferiors’ work, facilitates professional development through his/her critical remarks, educates them to take responsibility and show ethical behaviour in their professional field.
  • He/she is able to individually keep track of technical, technological, economic, financial, legal, social changes, problem-solving techniques, global social and economic processes in relation to his/her professional field.

Students select specialization prior to enrolling on the program. Minimum number of applicants per specialization: 10.
Certain subject groups are common for all Engineering Management MSc students (science knowledge, economics and humanities, field-specific subjects). The subject group “Differentiated Field-specific Subjects” contains specialized topics and fields.

Updated: 2021.10.19.

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